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Going-to-the-Sun

Vachel Lindsay

Publisher: Good Press

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Summary

In 'Going-to-the-Sun' by Vachel Lindsay, the reader is transported into a world of vivid imagery and lyrical prose. Lindsay's poetic style is characterized by its use of musical rhythms and a keen awareness of nature, which is evident throughout the book as the protagonist embarks on a journey of self-discovery through the vast landscapes of the American West. The book fits well into the context of American modernist literature, with its experimental approach to language and form, drawing inspiration from Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson. Lindsay's exploration of themes such as freedom, identity, and the human connection to nature adds layers of depth to the narrative. Vachel Lindsay, known for his commitment to social and political issues, was likely compelled to write 'Going-to-the-Sun' as a means of inspiring readers to reconnect with nature and find solace in its beauty. His own background as a traveling poet and artist influenced his portrayal of the protagonist's journey and the profound impact of nature on personal growth. I highly recommend 'Going-to-the-Sun' to readers who appreciate rich, evocative poetry that explores themes of self-discovery and the human experience. Lindsay's masterful storytelling and poignant reflections on nature make this book a truly enlightening and captivating read.
Available since: 11/05/2021.
Print length: 39 pages.

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